Junior Adviser for Legal Affairs Department BusinessEurope Brussels, Belgium 13.02.2024 29.02.2024

Junior Adviser for Legal Affairs Department (m/f/x)

  • Brussels, Belgium


  • < 2 years experience, Full-time

    Job Level

  • Arbeitsbeginn : Ab sofort


  • Bewerbungsfrist : 29.02.2024


BusinessEurope seeks to fill the following position

Junior Adviser for Legal Affairs Department (m/f/x)

The position:

BusinessEurope´s Legal Affairs Department aims at ensuring a competitive legal environment in the EU. Its focus is on business law, covering areas such as company law, competition, intellectual property, consumer law and financial reporting.

We are seeking a Junior Adviser to support our work on legal issues, such as company law, corporate governance and due diligence, consumer law and redress. In this role you will work with our members, by organising expert working group meetings and events, to coordinate positions on key issues for business. You will be expected to ensure business views are well understood by policymakers through extensive contacts with EU institutions and other relevant international organisations, participation in conferences and written communication. To this aim, you will be monitoring, analysing and advocating on EU policies, and drafting position papers, briefings, speeches and presentations. You will also be expected to contribute to the broader work of the department and to the good coordination with other BusinessEurope departments on cross-cutting legal issues.

Candidates for this post should have:

  • a relevant university degree (legal studies), preferably Master level;
  • at least one or two years of relevant professional experience in a legal role;
  • excellent knowledge of EU law;
  • good understanding of the functioning of the EU institutions, preferably gained through some experience working in the EU institutions, an international organisation, a trade association, a law firm or a consultancy;
  • excellent analytical skills, and the ability to assimilate the various aspects of a complex issue rapidly;
  • the skills to transform technical input into political messages and adapt to the audience;
  • the ability to define and implement advocacy strategies;
  • the ability to drive forward work on own initiative while working effectively as part of a team;
  • a talent for negotiating and brokering compromises on sensitive issues;
  • the ability to work under pressure and meet objectives within tight deadlines;
  • good networking and interpersonal skills with the ability to work in international/multi-cultural environment;
  • excellent spoken and written communication skills in English (native or equivalent). Good knowledge of French and/or of other European languages is an asset;
  • proficiency in IT and digital tools (Office, Internet, social media, video conference systems);
  • a pro-active and dynamic personality, with team spirit, multi-task, well-organised, flexible.

Closing date for applications: 29 February 2024

Interested candidates are invited to send a letter of application and full curriculum vitae to: Magali Janson, Human Resources Manager – m.janson@businesseurope.eu

Junior Adviser for Legal Affairs Department (m/f/x) 

Veröffentlicht am: 13.02.2024